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ELA Int'l Symposium - Winter 2021 - HYBRID (attend virtually or in-person)

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Dallas College Construction Sciences Center

101 S. Royal Lane

Coppell, TX 75019

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ELA's International Symposia are invaluable opportunities to learn, collaborate, & connect with others leading employee groups.

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LEARN - COLLABORATE - ALLY

Join us for another awesome opportunity to meet fellow ERG champions to confirm, consult and collaborate.

Hybrid - attendees may opt to join in person or virtually. You can change a virtual ticket until midnight on Nov 20 provided there are still seats available.

ANYONE that registers before Nov 1 will also receive a complimentary year of ELA Online ($149 value)!

All attendees (in-person and virtual) will receive the Executive Summary and Event Notes post-event. 

If you choose to join us in person, we are excited to be convening at Dallas College’s brand-new Construction Sciences Center!

We are taking serious precautions to keep everyone safely distanced and required masking.

In-person tickets include:

  • Breakfast, lunch, coffee/tea/soft drinks, and snacks
  • A complimentary cocktail reception on Dec 2
  • Join the group to see the Parade of Lights

AGENDA - all times noted in Central Time

Dec 2, 2021 (for on site attendees)

4:00 - 5:30 pm Welcome cocktail reception

5:30 - 8:30 pm Complimentary shuttle from hotel to Parade of Lights

Dec 3, 2021 (all attendees)

8:00 – 8:30 am   Networking Café

8:30 – 9:00  am   Opening: Remarks & Introductions

9:00 – 10:00 am    ERG Case Study Interview: AMAZON

10:00 – 10:15 am Networking Café 

10:15 - 11:00 am Optimizing Executive Sponsors: featuring Mark Stephanz, Former Vice Chair of Bank of America, executive sponsor and ally to several groups in and outside the bank

11:00 am- 12:00 pm Morning Taskforce Tables

each attendee picks & participates in one:

  • Metrics - What are the critical things ERGs should be measuring and reporting?
  • Allyship - How do you recruit, train and recognize allies?
  • Executive Sponsors - What to do when your Executive Sponsor isn't meeting your ERG needs?
  • Intersectionality - What processes, metrics and expectations should be in place across ERGs?
  • Engagement - How do you get members more involved in programs and other activities - virtually and in person?
  • Leader Burnout - How do you recognize and prevent it?
  • Programming - How do you decide what programming is 'good' for both members and the ERG?
  • Non-Exempt Employees and ERGs - How to involve hourly employees given organizational policy and member ability to participate?
  • Employee Health and Wellness - What and how much wellness programming should ERGs offer their members?
  • Expanding Your ERG Footprint - When and how to expand locally and globally?
  • Managing Your Leadership Team - How to motivate, measure and mentor your volunteers?
  • Recruiting New Members - Where and how to invite employees to happily join your ERG?

12:00 – 1:00 pm  Lunch & networking

1:00 – 2:00 pm    Afternoon ERG Taskforce Tables

each attendee picks & participates in one from the above list

2:00 – 2:45 pm  ERGs First & Future: A retrospective and prospective chat with Yetta Toliver, Xerox's Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

2:45 – 3:00 pm    Closing remarks

3:00 – 3:30  pm   Networking Café

See the website for more info about upcoming and past Symposia.

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Dallas College Construction Sciences Center

101 S. Royal Lane

Coppell, TX 75019

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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ELA is the largest association of employee group leaders, diversity experts & allies. As the ERG of ERGs, our mission is to empower diversity champions with the knowledge, tools & connections needed to make employee groups successfully launch, grow & thrive.

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